There have been another 234 coronavirus cases across Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire over the last 24 hours.
According to the latest Public Health England figures there have been another 73 positive coronavirus cases in Stoke-on-Trent alone over the past day.
This means there have now been a total of 18,518 coronavirus cases in the city since the start of the pandemic almost 12 months ago.
The rolling seven-day infection rate across the city now stands at 145.9 cases in every 100,000 people with a total of 374 cases in the week ending February 19.
Across the wider Staffordshire County Council area there have been another 161 positive covid-19 infections as of 4pm today (February 24).
This brings the total number of infections across the county to 56,151 since the start of the pandemic.
The seven-day infection rate across the county now stands at 144.7 cases per 100,000 people up to February 19 with 1,273 cases confirmed over the same time frame.
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Over the county line in Cheshire East there have been another 46 coronavirus cases confirmed in the last day meaning a total of 19,546 since the start of the pandemic.
Across the United Kingdom there have been another 9,938 infections today bringing the confirmed case count to 4,144,577.
Confirm ed Covid-19 cases by area as of February 24:
- Stoke-on-Trent: 18,518 (up 73 from yesterday)
- Newcastle borough: 7,909 (up 20 from yesterday)
- Staffordshire Moorlands : 4,958 (up 17 from yesterday)
- Stafford borough: 8,225 (up 25 from yesterday)
- Staffordshire county (all boroughs/districts – excluding Stoke-on-Trent): 56,151 (up 161 from yesterday)
- Cheshire East: 19,546 (up 46 from yesterday)
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